[arch-general] :: Starting acpid -- acpid: can't open /proc/acpi/event: Device or resource busy
gdamjan at gmail.com
Wed May 20 11:49:19 EDT 2009
> I have installed acpid, but acpid will not start and gives the following
> [10:24 alchemy:/home/david] # /etc/rc.d/acpid start
> :: Starting acpid [BUSY]
> acpid: can't open /proc/acpi/event: Device or resource busy
> What's the trick with acpid?
AFAIK you need to start it before hal (or maybe some other program
that opens it).
you can of course check with "lsof /proc/acpi/event " what's holding it open.
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